The FAO Plant Treaty (ITPGRFA) and Farmers' Rights, access and benefit sharing related to crop genetic resources, seed legislation and the regulation of crop genetic diversity, crop genetic diversity and climate change adaptation.
- Master in Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (2006).
- Bachelor in Political Science and Human Geography, University of Oslo (2004).
New York/Abingdon (UK), Routledge, 2020, 332 p.
Abingdon (UK), Routledge, 2017, 232 p.
PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES AND CHAPTERS
In O.T. Westengen and T. Winge (eds), Tveitereid, Farmers and Plant Breeding: Current Approaches and Perspectives, 2020, pp. 3-16.
In O.T. Westengen and T. Winge (eds), Tveitereid, Farmers and Plant Breeding: Current Approaches and Perspectives, 2020, pp. 247-262.
Sustainable Agriculture Reviews, Vol 15, 2015, pp. 1-64.
Plant Genetic Resources, Online 15.12.2014. DOI: 10.1017/S1479262114001038, 17 p.
In Andersen, Regine and Tone Winge (eds), Realising Farmers' Rights to Crop Genetic Resources: Success Stories and Best Practices. Abingdon (UK), Routledge, 2013, pp. 40-53.
Trade Insight, Vol 8, No 2, 2012, pp. 33-34.
FNI Report 11/2012. Lysaker, FNI, 2012, 85 p.
FNI Report 6/2012. Lysaker, FNI, 2012, 159 p.
In: Banking for the future: savings, security and seeds. Oslo, Development Fund, 2011, pp. 5-6
FNI Report 2/2011. Lysaker, FNI, 2011, 161 p.
RELATED RESEARCH AREA(S)
- String of new research projects for FNI
- New book: Teaming up for sustainable farming and improved food security
- Convention on Biodiversity 25 years
- Can teamwork yield better crops?
- Patentlösung gesucht: Wenn Pflanzen Erfindungen werden ('Patent Solution sought: When plants become inventions')
Special edition- Teffgate: A Dutchman’s conning of the Ethiopian State
Addis Standard, 27.11.2019.
Tuleeko uusin superruoka Afrikasta? Etiopialainen perinnevilja on vehnää välttävän unelma – ja se patentoitiin jo Euroopassa ('Will the latest superfood come from Africa? Ethiopian traditional grain is great for avoiding wheat - and was already patented in Europe')
Yle.fi, 10.3.2019. In Finnish.
Ethiopians can now rest easy and go back to enjoying their delicious ‘injera’ after International Court of Arbitration revokes ‘teff’ patent claims by Dutch company
Ghana Nation, 11.2.2019.
How Ethiopia got its grain back
Washington Post, 7.2.2019.
Ethiopia fighting to reclaim rights to indigenous food staple
African Identity, 7.2.2019.